A close up photo of four pumpkin pie pudding shots.

Pumpkin Pudding Shots

These pumpkin pudding shots are a fun tasty treat for those fall holiday parties everyone loves. They take about 5 minutes to prep and voila you have yourself a night of fun in the making.

Four pumpkin pie pudding shots topped with graham crackers and pumpkin candies.

Easy Pumpkin Pudding Shots Recipe

Pumpkin aficionados, it’s that time of year when we indulge in the perfect blend of sweet, spicy, and all-around delightful flavors with these pumpkin pie pudding shots. It’s like a mini cup of happiness, where all our fall favorites come together harmoniously.

Made with just a few simple ingredients we all love and a little bit of pumpkin spice so your invitees can enjoy a sweet fall delight.

Why You’ll Love These Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots

These creamy and sweet pumpkin spice pudding shots are little cups of heavenly pumpkin spice alcohol-infused pudding that fit just perfect for any fall gathering that might come up.

  • Mixed together in one little cup. A delicious adult drink that is perfect for Halloween parties and Thanksgiving fun everyone will love this fall.
  • Whipped up in a jiffy.  Not only are these little pumpkin shots delicious, they take a small amount of time to make and are very easy to store for your party night.
  • Easy to prepare before the big event.  These pumpkin pie pudding shots can be made a few days in advance and take no time to garnish for your party. 
Ingredients to make pumpkin pudding shots.

What You’ll Need

These pumpkin pie pudding shots come together with readily available ingredients you can pick up at your local store, making it a breeze.

  • Pumpkin Rumchata – If you can’t find pumpkin rumchata no worries you can use Baileys or regular rum. 
  • Whipped Topping – Cool Whip or a store brand version will work for this. Let it thaw for an hour before starting your recipe.
  • Pumpkin Pudding – 
  • Pumpkin Spice – To enhance the pumpkin pie flavor, consider sprinkling a touch of pumpkin pie spice onto the whipped cream.
  • Whipped Cream – Additionally utilized for garnish: in any manner you prefer, whether homemade or purchased in a can.
  • Pumpkin Candies –  These adorable mini sweet pumpkins are the petite sugary pumpkins you can discover during this season. They are ideal for adding a cute, sweet garnish.
  • Graham crackers – You can crush these crackers up,  put them on the bottom of the condiment cup and sprinkle some on the top for garnish. 
  • Condiment Cups – A great way to store these shots it works perfect for the size but you can always use plastic shot glasses if that is what works for you.

Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots Variations

Don’t be afraid to change it up a bit.  Here are some fun pumpkin pie shot variations to add a little twist to your recipe.

  • Irish pumpkin pie shots – Replace the vanilla vodka with Irish cream liqueur for a rich and creamy irish twist.
  • Fireball pumpkin pudding shots – For a traditional pumpkin pie shot with an unmistakable fiery, cinnamon twist, consider swapping the rumchata for fireball and indulge in Fireball-infused Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shots.
  • Spiked Pumpkin Chai Shots – Add a shot of chai liqueur for a spicy and warming twist to your shots.
Pouring pumpkin rumchata into a bowl to make pumpkin pudding shots.

How to Make Pumpkin Pudding Shots

Easy step by step instructions on how to make these pumpkin pudding shots .

  1. Combine the ingredients. Combine all the ingredients, the pumpkin rumchata, whipped topping & pudding mix into a mixing bowl.
  2. Transfer the mixture to condiment cups. Carefully pour the pumpkin pudding shot mixture into the chilled shot glasses, filling them about 3/4 full.
  3. Add toppings and enjoy. Garnish with whipped cream, candy pumpkins & a graham cracker. Sprinkle pumpkin spice over the top.

Tips for Success

To help you craft the perfect pudding shot, here are some key tips that will elevate your skills and ensure your next batch is a showstopper.

  • Ziplock bag – Use a piping bag or a plastic ziplock bag helps ensure the perfect amount of mixture into each shot glass for less mess.
  • Whipped cream perfection – Top with whipped cream immediately before serving.  Freshly whipped cream adds a touch of elegance. 
  • Garnish with a Flair – A sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg not only adds flavor but makes your shots visually appealing.
  • Keep it cold – Serve these shots chilled for the best taste experience. Consider chilling the glasses, too.
Four pumpkin pudding shots with graham crackers and pumpkin candies next to a fall themed cloth.

Can I Make These Pumpkin Spice Pudding Shots in Advance?

Making these pumpkin spice pudding shots in advance is just another plus to this sweet dessert.  Be sure to store them without the whipped cream on top. When you take them out, you can let them rest at room temperature before serving.

How to Store Pumpkin Pudding Shots

Pumpkin pie pudding shots should be stored in the refrigerator. Transfer the pudding shots into airtight containers. Consume the pumpkin pie pudding shots within 3-4 days. 

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A close up photo of four pumpkin pie pudding shots.

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Shots

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These pumpkin pudding shots are a fun tasty treat for those fall holiday parties everyone loves. They take about 5 minutes to prep and voila you have yourself a night of fun in the making.

  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 PUDDING SHOTS 1x


  • 1 Cup Pumpkin Rumchata
  • 8oz Whipped Topping (Thawed)
  • 3.9oz Box Pumpkin Pudding
  • Pumpkin Spice
  • Whipped Cream
  • Pumpkin Candies
  • Gram crackers
  • Condiment Cups


  1. Combine the pumpkin rumchata, whipped topping & pudding mix in a mixing bowl.
  2. Transfer mixture to condiment cups.
  3. Garnish with whipped cream, a candy pumpkins & a gram cracker.
  4. Sprinkle with pumpkin spice. 
  5. Cheers 
  • Author: Easy Party Cocktails
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Additional Time: 0 hours
  • Cook Time: 0 hours
  • Category: Pudding Shots
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 171
  • Sugar: 10
  • Sodium: 240
  • Fat: 12
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Unsaturated Fat: 6
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 12
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 1
  • Cholesterol: 6

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